Author: Liana B

Canadians in Copenhagen

This post was written originally for Canadian Geographic magazine’s blog Copenhagen– A giant orb glows in a major city square, while in another part of Copenhagen, new steel cages await unruly protestors. Denmark’s capital is prepped for the Monday’s kickoff to 12 days of United Nations climate negotiations. On Sunday, I sat down with Amber […]

Voices from Illinois students

On my speaking tour at Chicago-area high schools, I’ve been inspired by a lot of students who know a lot about climate change—much more than I knew at their age. I am collecting their messages to bring with me to Copenhagen while I try to build an audience for my dispatches from the climate talks. […]

350 Evanston, IL

Greener pastures to come for NU Thomas Friedman told NU students at University President Morton O. Schapiro’s inauguration we need to tell our policymakers “carbon tax now!” A price and cap on carbon is one step, but what else can we do as NU students to make sure the U.S. is not left behind as […]

Liana Balinsky-Baker, Illinois Delegate

School: Northwestern University Area of Study: Journalism Liana Balinsky-Baker attends Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and when she graduates, next year, hopes to cover energy and environmental policy as a reporter. She has interned at Canadian Geographic magazine in Ottawa and at Platts, a news service which covers energy policy in Washington, DC. […]